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- n. The direction in which Muslims face while praying, now the Caaba in Mecca.
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- n. a small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa
- n. the direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers
From Arabic قبلة (qíbla, "which is opposite"). (Wiktionary)